Search for Missing Swimmer Underway

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Search for Missing Swimmer Underway

A search has resumed today for a man missing in water near Grafton.

The 76 year old was last seen swimming in the Clarence River at Heifer Station, approximately 70km west of Grafton, just after 6pm on Saturday night.

Emergency services were alerted when he failed to make it back to the nearby camp grounds.

Officers from Coffs Clarence Local Area Command attended and commenced a search for the man; however, he was not located.

The search was suspended due to poor light and recommenced today.

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter has also joined in the search.